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MILLERTON— Residents are invited to discuss critical community issues with members of the Dutchess County Human Rights Commission through the new series, Listening Sessions. The first installment was at the North East Community Center (NECC) on Thursday, June 15, with more than a dozen people including four members of the Human Rights Commission and Dutchess County Legislator Gregg Pulver (R-19). 

The Human Rights Commission was re-established last September by Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro in partnership with the Dutchess County Legislature, after a six-year...

Millerton

A little Irish charm …

The NorthEast-Millerton Library celebrated the magic of St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, March 17, with the help of Debbie O’Carroll’s Irish Magic Show. From 4 to 5 p.m., a crowd of youngsters and their families gathered in the library’s Annex to learn about Irish culture and witness the magic tricks O’Carroll had up her sleeve. From left, Wyatt Merwin waved a miniature wand to help O’Carroll and Cassandra Hurn perform a little Irish magic. 

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Program offered for home-schoolers

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MILLERTON — As a recent addition to its youth programming, the NorthEast-Millerton Library has opened its doors to include home-schooled students in a brand new program. So far, though, there hasn’t been much response.

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Plowing through …

The village highway crew made quick work of the mounds of snow piled high on Main Street in Millerton last week. On Friday morning, March 17, a plow could be seen piling loads of the heavy snow into a dump truck for removal. Drivers seeking parking on the busy roadway said they were relieved to see the work being done.

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Finding restorative justice

MILLERTON — Abby Abinanti, one of the two Native American judges featured in Anne Makepeace’s extraordinary new documentary, “Tribal Justice,” walks a narrow path between two worlds. As the first Native American lawyer in California and a respected elder in the Yurok tribe, the state’s largest, she is well-versed in two cultures. She is a tenacious and fierce advocate of her people, and a firm believer in restorative justice. She is dedicated to using the tribal courts to “fight for our independence, our sovereignty, our existence.”

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Documentary: Finding justice in a harsh world

MILLERTON — Abby Abinanti, one of the two Native American judges featured in Anne Makepeace’s extraordinary new documentary, “Tribal Justice,” walks a narrow path between two worlds. As the first Native American lawyer in California and a respected elder in the Yurok tribe, the state’s largest, she is well-versed in two cultures. She is a tenacious and fierce advocate of her people, and a firm believer in restorative justice. She is dedicated to using the tribal courts to “fight for our independence, our sovereignty, our existence.”

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Emergency service options discussed by Town Board

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NORTH EAST — The Town Board met on Thursday, March 9, for monthly business, including housekeeping issues and Emergency Medical Services.
Highway business
At the recommendation of Highway Superintendent Robert Stevens, the board approved the purchase of a grapple hook for its Grade-All. The hook will be used to pick up large items. 
The cost of the grapple hook is $9,516.
EMS issues

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Fairpoint Communications announces new overlay for 518 area code

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MILLERTON — Beginning Saturday, March 18, residents of Dutchess County will notice the addition of a new area code overlay, 838, that will impact dialing for the current 518 area code. 

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A snowy day

The streets of Millerton were sprinkled with snow this past week, even before the big storm that was predicted for Tuesday hit the area. Greenery turned white following Friday’s snowfall, which dropped a few inches of the white stuff througout town

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Millerton voters to cast their ballots on March 21

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MILLERTON — Come Tuesday, March 21, voters in the village election will have the chance to select their next mayor and two of their village trustees, as a total of four candidates vie for the positions.
Debbie Middlebrook
Democrat Debbie Middlebrook earned the endorsement of both the Democrats and the Republicans this year. A trustee since 2008, Middlebrook has twice served as deputy mayor under the leadership of outgoing Mayor Marty Markonic. 

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Former Millbrook mayor pleads guilty in theft case

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MILLBROOK — On Thursday, March 2, former Millbrook Mayor Laura Hurley appeared in the Town of Clinton Justice Court where she pleaded guilty to a charge of misdemeanor and official misconduct, a class A violation. The venue was transferred from town of Washington to Clinton.
Appearing before Judge Barbara Seelbach, Hurley said she will make restitution for the monies that she took from the town of Washington when she was the town bookkeeper.    

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